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28
Sep

Gun-control ad hits Szeliga, who has her own TV spot up in Md. Senate race

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(Josh Hicks, Washington Post) Listen to the ad here A Maryland gun-control group began airing radio ads Tuesday criticizing Senate candidate Kathy Szeliga (R) for not supporting fingerprint-based licensing for handgun purchases, something her opponent, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D), has long promoted. The commercials from Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence are scheduled to run during […]

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09
Sep

Baltimore Sun Letter: Baltimore awash in guns

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I applaud The Baltimore Sun's editorial, "More gun carnage" (Sept. 7), and Dan Rodricks' column, "Not even soft breezes stop the gunfire" (Sept. 7). Mr. Rodricks' words ring all too true. I spent Memorial Day weekend with Cynthia Bruce. Last July, Ms. Bruce's son Marcus was shot 19 times steps from his grandmother's Baltimore rowhome. [...]

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01
Sep

A back-to-school resolution

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As my family goes through our back-to-school rituals — buying school supplies, packing lunches, taking first-day-of-school pictures — my excitement is tempered with thoughts of the 20 students and six educators killed almost four years ago in Newtown, Conn. My son starts first grade at our local elementary school this year. My son is the […]

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